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Lake Rousseau Pool Home, Boat Dock, Fire Pit, Kayaks, Nature Lovers Paradise!

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Lakefront Pool Home with Covered Dock, Kayaks & Fire Pit!

No damage here at Paradise Found from Hurricane Irma! Situated on Lake Rousseau is Paradise Found! Relax and enjoy all of the amenities this wonderful pool home and its location have to offer! An open and spacious floorplan awaits you including 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms that comfortably sleeps six. Enjoy a perfect cup of coffee from the Keurig coffee maker while you watch the sunrise in the large screened porch overlooking oak trees draped with Spanish Moss, views of the lake along with the wildlife that frequent the area, very calming and peaceful! When you’re not fishing, bird watching, laying under the trees on the hammock, or exploring the lake with the two kayaks, take a dip in the screen enclosed swimming pool! As your day of adventure comes to an end have a marshmallow roast around the fire pit while the sun sets. Fishing is the name of the game on this lake and the covered boathouse has 2 slips waiting for your boat! There is Goldendale public boat ramp just a short run to our dock. Run your boat east up the Withlacoochee River to the sparkling clear waters of the Rainbow River where you can swim, tube, fish or tie your boat and dine at one of two waterfront restaurants, Swampy's or Blue Gator. If you boat west to Inglis Dam you can tie up and hike the nature trails and explore. Minutes by car takes you to Dunnellon’s antique shops, boat rentals, diving, snorkeling, and tubing or kayaking adventures on the sparkling clear waters of the Rainbow River and Rainbow Springs State Park. Drive south 17 minutes to Crystal River and swim with manatees, dive for scallops, or visit the beach and go shelling or ocean fishing. You can also trailer your boat to the Gulf of Mexico for saltwater fishing and scalloping! So much to see and do!


Owner
Karl & Debbie Schroeder
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2017

Map

Rainbow Springs State Park
KP Hole Park - Rainbow River
Blue Gator Tiki Bar & Restaurant
Swampy's Bar & Grille
Grumbles House Specialty Shops
Florida Manatee Tours
Weeki Wachee Springs State Park
Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park
Homosassa Springs
Rainbow River Canoe & Kayak
The Front Porch Restaurant and Pie shop
Rainbow's End Golf Club
Crystal River Preserve State Park
Fort Island Gulf Beach
Three Sisters Springs
Captain Bob's Airboat Tour
Riversport Kayaks
Juliette Falls Golf Club and Community
Nearest Airport
87 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Blue Gator Restaurant and Bar
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Juliette Falls Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
The Blue Gator and Swampy's
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Fort Island Gulf Beach

Travel to Historic Dunnellon and indulge in antique shopping, a terrific variety of restaurants and boat tours and rentals. Visit Rainbow Springs State Park where you can swim and snorkel the sparkling Rainbow River, hike the walking paths and tube or kayak the Rainbow River. There are three local Golf Courses including Citrus Springs Golf and Country Club, Juliette Falls Golf and El Diablo Golf and Country Club.

We are located approx. 95 minutes northwest of Walt Disney World, Orlando and Tampa. Convenient to major airports and Theme Parks. We are also just 20 minutes from the Gulf of Mexico where you can swim with the Manatees and just over 2 hours from Daytona Beach.

Amenities

Dunnellon House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Wake up to the stunning views of the pool, backyard & lake
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Double/Full Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , There is an extra twin mattress under one of the beds
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Notes:
Bring your boats! Two stall covered boat house available, free to use. Public ramps to Lake Rousseau, Withlacoochee River, Rainbow River, and Crystal River are located close by. Dock your boat at the house during your stay.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)

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Lake Rousseau Pool Home, Boat Dock, Fire Pit, Kayaks, Nature Lovers Paradise!
average rating of 4.6285715 based on 35 reviews
Dunkirk, New York
5

PEACEFUL PARADISE

  • 5 of 5

My family and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Paradise Found on Lake Rousseau. The house was an inviting environment with the open layout and modern kitchen. The beds and the bathrooms allowed our party of seven plenty of room to have privacy. We spent several early mornings enjoying the large screened in porch or the peaceful covered dock for our breakfast. We have several photos of the birds, turtles and foliage for our memories.

One of the best adventures we all could participate in was the Rainbow River Tubing. We enjoyed this so much as a large family group that we actually did the tubing twice! The Rainbow River is so sparkling clear and it is a refreshing temperature on a hot day in July

We visited our elderly relatives in Ocala which was only a 20 minute drive. We loved that we were so close, but also away from the hustle and bustle of town at Lake Rousseau.

All of us, especially the grandkids, loved the pool that we had all to ourselves. It just made one more reason not to stay in a big resort hotel.

We had all the amenities of home that was necessary to make this an extremely easy, comforting and peaceful vacation. The check-in and check-out process was very smooth and accommodating. We recommend this property for your next vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Judith for the kind words and wonderful review! We strive to provide our guests everything you could possibly need to have a comfortable and relaxing vacation here in Paradise! We look forward to having you back again real soon! :)
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Terrible

  • 1 of 5

Don't stay here.. the condition of the boat stall is too shallow to park your boat at and is covered in hydrilla (weed that gets stuck in your motors)!

Don't recommend in the least.. not worth the money

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Kristi, I'm sorry you didn't enjoy your stay at Paradise Found and that your 20 ft. center console V-Hull boat couldn't navigate Lake Rousseau. That type of boat runs very deep to safely navigate the lake, especially with the motor all the way down. Our two prior guests brought boats and utilized the lake and our boat house beautifully! Before it became a vacation rental home I kept my 18 ft. Bass Boat and 20 ft. Pontoon Boat in the covered boathouse without problems. My suggestion to anyone bringing a boat to any location they are not familiar with is to first ask if your boat will safely navigate the waters you will be boating in. I wish you would have asked this initially, we could have avoided any problems you experienced. Lastly, I was sorry to see that your review was strictly based on the lake with no mention of our lovey home and all the wonderful amenities you enjoyed during your stay. You can see from our other reviews that we take pride in our home, make sure the home and pool are spotless for each guest’s arrival, and make certain they have a stress free, enjoyable and wonderful time!
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5

Very relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Everything was just how the pictures looked house was very clean neighbors were close but did not bother us went to Rainbow Springs on our stay will come back again .

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad the house met your expectations and that you all had a nice stay! Please do come back again! Thank you for the nice review. :-)
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5

Peacefull & Quiet

  • 5 of 5

Nice place. Very quiet and peaceful. The kayaks were used quite a bit. Everything we needed was here. We would stay again.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review! Please do come back again.
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5

Great stay. Lots of wildlife and the scenery was inspiring. Clean and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

The location is perfectly set between Dunnellon and Crystal River. There is lots to do and see all around the area. We had plenty of space in the house. The bedrooms were comfy and adequate. House was clean and the pool and grounds were well kept. Had a great time swimming and sitting on the the large back screened porch watching all the birds. Wasn't able to fish off the dock. The lake grasses and other plant life has grown up around the dock. You can feed the smaller fish that are around the dock. The neighbors were friendly and helpful with advice. It was very peaceful and we got a much needed restful stay. Both of us couples agreed this would be a vacation we would repeat. Thanks Karl and Debbie for the use of your getaway.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for that enthusiastic review! We Are so very pleased that you liked the property and enjoyed your stay so much. We look forward to having you all back as guests again soon.
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4

Peaceful Retreat

  • 4 of 5

The house was clean and well maintained. The view was spectacular. I spent my mornings on the dock with a cup of hot tea watching the wildlife. There was a playful otter and four foot long alligator that like to sun himself on a log. The pool was nice but being late March it was too cold to swim in. My only con would be the couches and queen bed. They were both uncomfortable.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the nice review and for being such kind and understanding guests. Per your suggestion we replaced the couches with comfortable new ones. We do hope you all will come back again.
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Deposit $300

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.